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CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
. the evening for her. toyota has announced another massive global recall. speaking of the challenges for japanese companies, it's the second for the company in less than two months. the japanese auto giant says nearly three million vehicles, including certain prius models, are affected. toyota says the problems lie with their steering mechanisms and hybrid water pump systems. in october, toyota recalled $7.5 million vehicles worldwide because of faulty power window switches. today's announcement came before the market closed and shares ended down .8 of a percent. >>> in south korea, shares of net korea power are up. we have more from seoul on what supercharged these earnings. >> the number one reason is higher demand for electricity during the hot summer season here in korea. and the second one is electricity price hikes of 4.9% back in august. its net profit came in at $862 million, much better than market expectations, but do note that kepco tends to perform best in third quarters, given hot summer weather here in korea when air conditioners really suck up power. but looking ahead,
PBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm PST
competitors with american companies. it was toyota versus gm. it was toshiba versus ibm, et cetera, et cetera down the line. chinese companies are subcontractors for american brands. every apple product is made in china. two weeks ago, i was seeing where they were made. but of the $1,000 for an apple computer, only about $80 or $90 stays in china. the rest is with apple and with the screen makers and advertisers and retailers and fed ex and all the rest. and so, we have a trade deficit with china. the debt that the chinese hold over us actually they view as a weakness on our side for them, rather than us. number one, it makes them hostage to the value of our dollar and to our financial markets. if we're having a discussion in china, people would say, "what are we thinking, having all our savings in these u.s. treasury notes? you know, what if they default? what -- the interest, what if they have runaway inflation, et cetera, et cetera?" it's the imbalance between the two countries is a sign of imbalance in both of our systems. we've been too debt dependent and too over consumptive. they have
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)